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Meena Jacob Named Director of Real Estate
The Coalition for a Better Acre in Lowell proudly announces that Meena Jacob has been named the new Director of Real Estate for the organization. Ms. Jacob had previously served as CBA’s Senior Project Manager. 

CBA Welcomes New Executive Director
Following a comprehensive national search, the Board of Directors of the Coalition for a Better Acre proudly announces the hiring of Yun-Ju Choi as the organization's new Executive Director.

State Funds Veterans Project
Governor Deval Patrick has announced more than $25 million in funding to create more than 335 new units of supportive housing for veterans, homeless and very low income households across the Commonwealth, including a Coalition for a Better Acre (CBA) development for veterans in Haverhill.

CBA Receives $80,000 in Tax Credits
The state announced $3 million in community investment tax credits to 38 community organizations across the state, including $80,000 to Coalition for a Better Acre. 


Gorham Street Apartments 
The Gorham Street Apartments development project, a CBA initiative providing much-needed quality, affordable housing in Lowell, has received funding from the state of Massachusetts. 

Unity Place Apartments
This 23-unit apartment building, located at 482 Moody Street, is CBA's newest housing development.

Green spaces and community gardens - After 18 months of hard work, the Whiting Street community garden, named in memory of Wilfred Levasseur, was officially opened at a dedication ceremony on June 20. We're also excited to report great progress on the Decatur Alley cleanup.

Home Preservation Center/Foreclosure Prevention Counseling - HPC is a one-stop resource at 450 Merrimack St., established by CBA to help homeowners who are experiencing difficulty meeting their mortgage payments. Last year more than 300 homeowners were counseled.




Lowell National Night Out
Hundreds of residents joined CBA and NeighborWorks for fun, safety programs and entertainment during Lowell National Night Out.

 Monthly Pottluck
Come join us for our Monthly Potluck, an opportunity to share a meal and good conversation with CBA members and others from the community, We meet every fourth Thursday of the month, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm It will be held in the North Canal Community Room at 517 Moody Street in Lowell. All are welcome!


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Double Your Impact. Donate Today.
For a limited time, your donation to CBA counts double! The Massachusetts Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) provides a 50% state tax credit for donations of $1,000 or more to CBA. Learn how you can double your money as you help CBA build better communities.

Become a member
Becoming a member is easy, simply fill out our membership form on line or call Pam Miller at 978-452-7523 x800 if you have any questions

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities
Submit your information to learn more about volunteering at CBA or call Bunrith Sath at 978-452-7523 x809.